I'm in Unstructured Frame and doubt I'll be moving to structured any
I'll contemplate a different template for the quckstarts. It may be the
best solution in spite of the still unconventional outline structure.
(My 3rd grade language arts teacher wouldn't approve of a level 2
Heading w/ only 1 level 3 child! ;-p )
Matt Sullivan wrote:
> Hi Jenny,
> Interesting predicament...
> I believe this nesting will be more for print purposes than Help, if I read
> your post correctly.
> If you are using structured Frame, the concept of conditionalizing your
> extra layers of structure will be pretty straightforward. The context
> formatting in the EDD could adjust on the fly when structure is
> If using structured Frame is not an option, you might explore having a
> QuickStart template and a Full Manual Template that make the headings appear
> correct without actually changing the para tags.
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> [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Judy
> Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 9:26 AM
> To: framers at lists.frameusers.com
> Subject: Topic changes heading levels
> I'm using Tech. Comm. Suite ( FM8 ver. 8.0p277 & RH7 ver. 7.02.001) to
> generate multiple user manuals (a full manual and 3 quickstarts) as well as
> CHM Help files. (Windows XP SP3 if it matters.)
> The challenge is how to best handle those topics that appear in more than 1
> output, but at different heading levels--most commonly an H3 in the full
> manual becomes an H2 in the quickstarts.
> I've thought about:
> - Multiple conditionalized headings, but that would cause xref issues.
> - Building a container doc for each output where the headings are entered
> directly but topic content inset by reference. This may work, but I'm not
> sure it's the best answer. Does anyone else have any ideas?
> Judy Bragg
> Technical Writer
> Hypack, Inc.
> judy at hypack,com
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